GREENVILLE – St. Joseph School senior Katherine Anne Terracina has been named as a STAR Student for the 2014-2015 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council’s M. B. Swayze Educational Foundation, sponsor of the STAR program.
Terracina, a member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta, will be honored during the annual Education Celebration on April 30, at the Jackson Convention Center in downtown Jackson.
In addition, she has been a member of the school’s tennis team, where she holds the 2014 1A State Championship Girls Doubles Title and Team Championship Title, awarded All-American Cheerleader and serves as Captain of the Cheerleading Squad and Co-Captain of the Soccer Team.
Terracina is a member of St. Joseph Parish where she volunteers as a lector.
Each Star student can honor one teacher who has had an impact on his or her school experience. Terracina designated Celeste DeAngelo as her STAR teacher. DeAngelo has a masters in math from Delta State University. She has taught for 32 years, 14 of those at St. Joseph in the discipline of math, including AP calculus and college algebra.
DeAngelo is the sponsor of Mu Alpha Theta and the winning Math Competition Team. She is the former sponsor of National Honor Society.